Sajak, Swayze, and more than one food product made the list

By EW Staff
March 16, 2001 at 05:00 AM EST
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MOBY ”Genderless Pat (”Saturday Night Live”). In a minimalist, reductionist way, it is just the essence of Pat.”

SEAN ASTIN (”Lord of the Rings”) ”My mom is Patty Duke. She’s my favorite Pat.”

JACQUELINE BISSETPatrick Swayze. He’s very charming and gallant.”

ALYSON HANNIGAN (”American Pie”) ”Pat Harrington, Schneider from ‘One Day at a Time.’ I liked how intrusive he was, walking into their apartment.”

PATRICIA HEATON (”Everybody Loves Raymond”) ”Me. I’ve learned to love myself.”

RAY ROMANOPat O’Brien (”Access Hollywood”), but then, of course, there’s Patricia Heaton…no, Pat O’Brien!”

MICHAEL MICHELE (”ER”) ”Patrick Ewing was pretty awesome — I’m a New Yorker and a Knicks fan!”

DOM DeLUISEPat Boone. I just saw him and he is obviously a witch because he does not age.”

MACY GRAY ”I like those turkey patties at Fatburger. They’re delicious.”

JENNY McCARTHYPat Sajak. My mother used to make me watch ‘Wheel of Fortune’ and tell me, ‘If Vanna can turn letters, imagine what you can do.”’

TIFFANI THIESSEN (”Beverly Hills, 90210”) ”Pat Benatar — she rocks and I’m a total rock & roll chick.”

JENNIE GARTH (”90210”) ”I don’t know if he qualifies, but the Lucky Charms Irishman. I can’t think of anyone named Pat.”

VIVICA A. FOX (”Double Take”) ”Pat Riley. I’m a Hoosier from Indiana so I’ve been a sports fan all my life.”

QUENTIN TARANTINOPatty Duke. That whole ‘cousins’ theme song was so cool.”

TONY RANDALL ”Patty O’Furniture!”

KATHY GRIFFIN (”Kathy’s So-Called Reality”) ”Robert Patrick is great — and Patty Hearst, always weird and interesting.”

WENDIE MALICK (”Just Shoot Me”) ”Pat Nixon. What an interesting woman — and Joan Allen made her even more so.”

PETER BOYLE (”Raymond”) ”St. Patrick himself — he knew how to handle the snakes.”